Theories for Mental Health Nursing: A Guide for Practice

Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Pub Date: 12/11/2013
ISBN: 9781446257401
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Quick overview Offers an understanding of the theories that shape and define mental health policy and practice is essential for every mental health nurse. This book gives you the knowledge that you need to understand those complex and varying theories, concepts and approaches.
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Theories for Mental Health Nursing is the first textbook to directly address the key theories that inform the study and practice of mental health nursing and health care in the 21st century. Taking a broad approach to mental health, the authors explain why different approaches might be adopted at different times, before going on to show how they should be applied in practice. Each chapter gives a fundamental overview of a key theoretical concept, including: -Recovery -Biological theories -Behaviour Change -Social Theories An ideal learning tool for mental health nurses, the book includes learning objectives, case studies and reflective summaries to help you get to grips with the topic. It will be essential reading for pre-registration mental helath nurses, and recommended reading for qualified nurses who are looking to gain a deeper understanding of mental health.

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